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1. (used with a sing. verb) The study of the mechanics of a living body, especially of the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The mechanics of a part or function of a living body, such as of the heart or of locomotion.

bi′o·me·chan′i·cal adj.
bi′o·me·chan′i·cal·ly adv.


relating to biomechanics
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The test results contradict the running speeds predicted by previous biomechanical models which can suggest anything up to 45mph, they added.
A team of researchers with the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in China has developed what it is calling a skin-like triboelectric nanogenerator (STENG) that enables both biomechanical energy harvesting and tactile sensing.
This means FHPs are not legally permitted to the "Sale/ Supply" and/or "Administration" of medicines such as: local anaesthesia, prescribing/ prescription only medicines (PoMs), which also includes prescribing/ prescription biomechanical appliances/ products, such as orthotics.
Ace Orthotics the only Welsh company specialising in the manufacture of bespoke corrective insoles and the provision of sports biomechanical podiatry services is expanding with Welsh Government support and creating ten new jobs in Cardiff.
SUMMARY--The aim of the study was to assess the influence of gap shape on biomechanical results in extra-articular distal humeral fracture: with contact on the posterior part (by anterior gap) and contact on ulnar column (by radial gap).
5) Investigations into the perceived quality of dance actions and their relation to biomechanical variables of motion should provide insight into the performance of dance and its action goals.
They discuss the court system and expert testimony; the need for biomechanical analysis and explanation of how injuries occur; types of injuries; anatomy, biomechanical terminology, and the physical characteristics of human biological materials; static and dynamic equations used in analysis, with discussion of the mechanics of materials and examples of the analysis of various injuries; protective structures like helmets and safety goggles; errors, sensitivity, uncertainty, and probability; and federal and other standards.
Positive results from two biomechanical studies of US-based medical device maker Ceterix Orthopaedics, Inc.
In addition, numerous studies have demonstrated the biomechanical superiority of double-row repair compared to single-row techniques.
Under International Cricket Council (ICC) rules for dealing with suspect actions, a bowler must undergo a biomechanical test in an accredited laboratory within 21 days of being reported.